Here’s a whole grain salad that is colorful and easy to prepare with the best of late summer garden sweet peppers and cherry tomatoes.
Makes about 6 cups
1 ½ cups bulgur wheat
1 ½ hot water
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 sweet peppers, yellow, red, orange, purple, diced
1 pint mixed cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
2 green onions, chopped
¼ cup feta cheese, cut into 1/8 inch squares
1 lemon, juiced
5 sprigs of parsley, chopped
Drizzle of olive oil
Salt and pepper
In a medium bowl, combine bulgur wheat with hot water, cover the bowl and let sit about 1 hour until water is absorbed.
Add minced garlic, sweet peppers, cherry tomatoes, green onions, feta cheese, lemon juice, and parsley to cooked bulgur wheat, toss to combine.
Drizzle with olive oil, taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.